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All is set for NPRA College— CEO

Mr Hayford Attah Krufi, Chief Executive Officer, National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), says, the Authority’s Pensions College will commence programmes in April, 2021 to address the knowledge gap in the industry. Speaking at a press engagement on Tuesday, he said the Regulatory body’s aim was to fully equip the industry …

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Completing declaration forms will not affect past credits – SSNIT

The Management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says the completion of pension declaration forms has nothing to do with the payment of Past Credit. It assured all contributors and pensioners that SSNIT would at all times pay their benefits accurately and promptly as had always been done. …

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Don’t complete SSNIT Pension declaration form – CLOGSAG warns members

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana (CLOGSAG) has warned its members not to complete declaration forms for the processing of pensions by Social Security National Insurance Trust (SSNIT). It said the form was designed in a manner that did not allow a pensioner “any claim, thereafter, even if …

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Court grants bench warrant for arrest of MD

The Ho District Court 1 has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Christopher Foe, Managing Director (MD) of four business establishments for failure to pay the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions of employees. These establishments with the Ho branch of SSNIT are Thywill Constructions Limited, …

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SSNIT increases 2021 pension pay

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), in accordance with Section 80 of the National Pensions Act 2008 (Act 766), on Thursday said the indexed monthly pensions have been increased upwards by 10 per cent 2021. SSNIT working in consultation with the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) said all …

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HSWU gives government a month to pay insurance package to affected members

The Health Services Workers’ Union (HSWU) has given one month to pay all insurance package it promised its members who contracted the COVID-19 while discharging their duty. According to the Union, it will advise itself if the government fails to heed to their legitimate request. Mr Franklin Owusu Ansah, the …

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NHIS is affordable means of healthcare service – Manager

Ghanaians have been charged to enroll on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) since it is an affordable means of accessing healthcare; Mr Elliott Apraku Asante, the Greater Accra Regional Operations Manager of the Scheme has said. He said it was also the surest way to receive the best healthcare …

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GJA secures insurance package for journalists covering elections 2020

The Ghana Journalists Association [GJA] has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State Insurance Company (SIC)to provide insurance cover for journalists covering the 2020 General Election. The GH¢20 million insurance package is to support members of the Association on national assignment –Election 2020- with a high risk of bodily …

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MTN MoMo launches insurance scheme for vendors

MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) Limited, a subsidiary of MTN Ghana, on Tuesday launched an insurance scheme in partnership with Enterprise Life Insurance and GGMB Brokers for Mobile Money (MoMo) vendors. Any of the about 190,000 vendors would be given GHS 500 as support under the scheme to help defray hospital …

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NDC says it will introduce pension scheme for informal sector groups

The next National Democratic Congress (NDC) Government will introduce a new Pension Scheme for organised groups in the informal sector of the Ghanaian economy. “The Government under Mr John Dramani Mahama as the President and Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang as the Vice President will contribute a percentage on behalf …

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